Review Category : Arts

Correction

In the Apr. 2 article "At least it didn't happen to you ... ," it stated that Jesse Drew was the acting director of the technocultural studies department. In fact, Drew is the director of the department. The Aggie regrets the error.

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The unexpected adventure

Where do you go when the fantasy is over, the fresh college diploma is mocking you with its uselessness and you have no idea what to do next? When the bright lights, hair-metal, greasy food and pretty girls are calling, you head to Adventureland!

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MUSIC

Italic Indian, White Leopards, Mucky The Ducky

Today, 7 p.m., donations accepted

Villanova House

Sometimes lyrics and the standard beat don't provide the right backdrop to an emotional cacophony. SoCal bands Italic Indian and White Leopard are sure to bring medley of interesting sounds to the floor with their ambient electronic.

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How do we define beauty?

For the last five years, the Davis Film Festival has brought cinematic expressions of exploration and worldliness to the city of Davis.

Tonight, the festival kicks off its sixth annual event at the Varsity Theater on Second Street with the screening of Beauty Mark, a film designed to speak to people of all backgrounds.

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Kelly Clarkson

 

"Since U Been Gone" Kelly, you have left me to wonder what's next for America's first, and perhaps best, Idol.

After a soulful debut record, a sophomore album loaded with chart-topping hits and the darker, less successful My December, Kelly Clarkson rises from the December ashes to deliver a powerhouse fourth studio album, All I Ever Wanted.

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs

 

Despite the "early release" of Yeah Yeah Yeah's third studio album It's Blitz! fans are undoubtedly grateful for the refreshing lyrical and audio bliss that Karen O, Nick Zinner and Brian Chase present to them on a silver platter made of 100 percent synth-drenched alternative rock.

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Variations on a Theme

I like to consider myself a relatively easy-going and tolerant person, but if there's one thing that I absolutely cannot stand, it's when people take their anger/bad mood/general douchiness out on other people.

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At least it didn’t happen to you…

If people truly love anything, it's themselves. Specifically, talking about themselves and how they have it worse than everyone else.

Enter FMyLife.com, a relatively recent website geared at letting anyone do exactly that - share their misfortunes with the world. FMyLife, or FML, is an increasingly popular online trend of self-deprecation. And as the hordes of fans that view the site over a million times daily suggest, it's incredibly funny.

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The UC Davis Symphony Orchestra gets a new conductor this fall

After serving for 30 years as conductor of the UC Davis symphony orchestra, D. Kern Holoman has passed the baton to a new face. After an international search, Christian Baldini has been named the new symphony conductor.

Baldini is scheduled to make his conducting debut on June 2 as the symphony orchestra ends its current season. He will join the UC Davis faculty on July 1 as an assistant professor in the music department.

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Watch this!

Despite the embarrassment of comic book movie riches the public has enjoyed in recent years, Watchmen was definitely the most anticipated, if not the most hyped. Making a movie out of the most celebrated graphic novel of all time brings certain expectations and a lot of pressure.

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I Got Aggied: video contest voting ends Thursday

Have your say in "i got Aggied" before the polls close.

Students can vote for the 11 contestants in UC Davis' first-ever campuswide video contest until Friday at 11:59 p.m. Visit igotaggied.ucdavis.edu to watch the videos and make your choice.

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MUSIC

UC Davis Gamelan Ensemble

Today, 5 p.m., free

Delta of Venus

If you feel the need for world music outside of the standard Putumayo CD you find playing at the Sharper Image in the mall, look no further than the UC Davis Gamelan Ensemble, a group that specializes in the traditional court music of Indonesia. Plus, it's free, and who could argue with that?

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CD Review

Rating: 3

If anybody marches to the beat of their own drum, it's this band.

Tera Melos is a four-member group from Roseville, Calif. whose music is best described as experimental rock or math rock. Their songs have a chaotic sound, deviating from any musical rules or norms.

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